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  • Importance of aerodynamics highlighted as fuel prices rise

    Importance of aerodynamics highlighted as fuel prices rise

    29th April 2022

    As fuel-prices show no sign of coming down, the importance of aerodynamics increases. That’s the message from Hatcher, which is advising that fleets check roof spoilers for adjustment or damage. Essentially, fuel is a third of the cost of running…

  • Smaller models revealed as Volta Trucks boosts range

    Smaller models revealed as Volta Trucks boosts range

    28th April 2022

    Volta Trucks has taken the wraps off smaller models of its electric Zero model. The company has revealed 7.5- and 12-tonne variants, which join the 16-tonne truck in the Volta lineup. The smaller models of the Zero have been designed…

  • Freightline helps get essential items to people in Ukraine

    Freightline helps get essential items to people in Ukraine

    27th April 2022

    Essential items have been delivered to Ukraine, helped by Freightline, to support the humanitarian crisis in the country.  Specifically, the logistics company helped deliver a truck stacked with supplies. Furthermore, Freightline worked with its client Norgren on the initiative. The…

  • Europa goes for creature comforts with Renault trucks

    Europa goes for creature comforts with Renault trucks

    26th April 2022

    Aiming to give its drivers more creature comforts, Europa Road has taken delivery of five new trucks. Specifically, the Dartford-based operator has chosen Range T  6 x 2440 13 L models. The new trucks are an important addition to the…

  • Circular production success for Scania’s Swedish cab site

    Circular production success for Scania’s Swedish cab site

    25th April 2022

    Great achievements in circular production have been made Scania’s cab factory in Oskarshamn, Sweden. For example, the production process has been fossil-fuel-free since 2020.  In addition, more material is recycled and the energy consumption has decreased dramatically. The employees at…

  • M E Saunders & Sons switches to Volvo FM Globetrotters

    M E Saunders & Sons switches to Volvo FM Globetrotters

    22nd April 2022

    Bulk transport operator M E Saunders & Sons has taken delivery of a new Volvo FM 500 Globetrotter 6×2 tractor unit.  Furthermore, more are on their way to the fleet as the company has ordered another two identical models.  Also,…

  • Certified: used truck buyers get a new purchasing option

    Certified: used truck buyers get a new purchasing option

    21st April 2022

    The used truck market is buoyant at the moment. As a result, Mercedes-Benz has introduced a new way of acquiring ‘premium quality used trucks’.  ‘Certified’ delivers ‘complete peace of mind for used truck buyers’, says the manufacturer. For example, buyers…

  • Manchester operator decides to go with HVO for new DAFs

    Manchester operator decides to go with HVO for new DAFs

    20th April 2022

    A Manchester operator has taken delivery of its first new generation DAF truck. The new fleet addition at JSP Hauliers is an XG+ 530 FTG.  Futhermore, it is part of an expansion programme within the company, not a replacement for…

  • New truck names are a nod to the past for FSG

    New truck names are a nod to the past for FSG

    19th April 2022

    FSW has chosen new truck names that reflect the days of actual horsepower in transport for its latest fleet additions. The operator has taken delivery of three Actros models for its fleet. Furthermore, it has named them Boxer, Goliath and…

  • Scania launches premium used vehicles programme

    Scania launches premium used vehicles programme

    14th April 2022

    Scania Go is the new way of acquiring premium used vehicles from the Swedish manufacturer. The system is designed to give customers the ultimate transparency and peace of mind. For example, there will be vehicles available to suit all budgets…

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